The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 19 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 20 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.87% 6.08% 6.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.09% 26.19% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 29
Average salary £43,500 £47,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £29,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £61,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
Firewall
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
57 84 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.59% 23.20% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 42 56 119
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £33,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Middlesex

Firewall
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Firewall across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Firewall Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (35.48%) CCNA
4 10 (32.26%) CCNP
4 10 (32.26%) VPN
4 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (25.81%) LAN
6 8 (25.81%) VoIP
6 8 (25.81%) WAN
6 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 7 (22.58%) UNIX
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 7 (22.58%) Solaris
7 7 (22.58%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) F5
8 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (19.35%) Clustering
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
8 6 (19.35%) AIX
8 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 6 (19.35%) CiscoWorks
8 6 (19.35%) RHCE
8 6 (19.35%) IBM AIX Certification
8 6 (19.35%) Juniper
8 6 (19.35%) Red Hat

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) VPN
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (29.03%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (25.81%) LAN
3 8 (25.81%) VoIP
3 8 (25.81%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (19.35%) FWSM
5 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
5 4 (12.90%) WLAN
6 3 (9.68%) DHCP
6 3 (9.68%) RIP
6 3 (9.68%) DNS
6 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 3 (9.68%) OSPF
7 2 (6.45%) SAN
7 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.23%) VLAN
8 1 (3.23%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Security Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Network Support
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Support
3 5 (16.13%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Network Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX Support
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) CMDB
3 3 (9.68%) Handset
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
1 7 (22.58%) Solaris
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) AIX
2 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
2 6 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.90%) Security Management
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNA
3 10 (32.26%) CCNP
4 6 (19.35%) RHCE
4 6 (19.35%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (12.90%) CISM
5 4 (12.90%) CISSP
6 3 (9.68%) CCSP
6 3 (9.68%) CCSA
7 1 (3.23%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) CRISC
7 1 (3.23%) MCP
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) MCSA
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (6.45%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) F5
3 6 (19.35%) Juniper
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) Aruba
5 2 (6.45%) Qualys
5 2 (6.45%) LogLogic
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.45%) GFI Software
5 2 (6.45%) McAfee
5 2 (6.45%) Websense
6 1 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp